RecPoker | Ep 287 – Kenny Hallaert

By Steve Fredlund
June 29, 2021

Kenny Hallaert is an extremely successful poker player and industry professional. Kenny is originally from Belgium and now lives in London. An electrician by trade, Kenny started playing online and the rest, as they say, is history. He has a combined $11 million in tournament earnings, of which $4.3 is live including nearly $1.5 million earned for his 6th place finish in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event in 2016. Completing that final table were Cliff Josephy, Qui Nguyen, Gordon Vayo, Michael Ruanne, Vojtech Ruzicka, Griffin Benger, Jerry Wong, and Fernando Pons.

Each year Kenny puts together a spreadsheet to help tournament players quickly see what options are available and each venue during the WSOP. The spreadsheet is available publicly at https://bit.ly/WSOP2021.

Connect with Kenny on Twitter @SpaceyFCB

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Time Stamps

00:00  Welcome & Introduction
03:03  How is Kenny’s life right now? 
05:58 Keeping Kenny’s skills sharp
10:04 Why is the poker study group important?
15:04 Kenny on the use of a spreadsheet for tracking tournaments
20:36 The first thing Kenny thought when he heard about the main event in 2016
33:54 Kenny on directing a tournament
45:46 Final words for the RecPoker nation
50:31 Jim: Home Games Update 
54:04 Chris: Content updates 
57:44 Andrew: LWP updates 



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Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is the host of the RecPoker podcast and Rec.Poker website, both of which are committed to building a vibrant and encouraging poker learning community. Steve also works diligently to encourage people live their most fulfilling lives through coaching, speaking and writing; information about that is at stevefredlund.com.

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